Alamo Heights Wellness
San Antonio
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Dr. Patricia Lew, L.Ac., DAOM

San Antonio, TX


Patricia Lew received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin.  Afterward, she received her Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Texas Health and Science University, as valedictorian of her graduating class in 2007.  Texas Health and Science University has been twice ranked as one of the top acupuncture colleges in America by TCM World Foundation.  

She became the admissions coordinator and the Dean of Students while she was working at Texas Health and Science University.  She worked with new acupuncture students to introduce them to the Masters Degree of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program by planning, coordinating and implementing a variety of programs and services which were designed to assist and support students in achieving academic and personal success in holistic medicine.

After being in private practice, Patricia earned her Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in 2018.  During her doctoral studies, she gained valuable experience in research.

Allergy elimination acupuncture, emotional disorder treatments, auto-immune diseases, and cosmetic acupuncture are fields of interest to her.

She now enjoys helping San Antonio achieve optimal health through acupuncture and holistic treatments.  In her spare time, Patricia enjoys playing the violin and reading.
Toni Mascarenas, L.Ac., MSAOM
Toni is board certified and licensed by the Texas Medical Board in acupuncture. She received her Master of Science degree from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin and is a certified diplomate of Oriental Medicine. Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, Toni was a mechanical and software engineer for over 10 years.

She was introduced to the benefits of Oriental medicine after receiving treatments and experiencing great improvement from both her knee and back injuries. In addition, she saw a dramatic reduction in her allergies and an overall increase in her energy. She was enthusiastic to learn about Oriental medicine and its positive effects on others and decided to follow her calling.

Her specialty is joint and back pain. She has treated colds, flus, allergies, gynecological issues, fatigue and stress. She is proficient in acupuncture, cupping, Gua Sha and Asian body work. She has additional training in facial acupuncture, cupping and special techniques, such as distal and FSN needling for sports injuries.

Outside of the clinic, she enjoys dancing, especially Latin dancing.  Toni also loves cooking, Pilates, hiking, swimming and yoga. Toni is excited to offer her expertise to the Alamo Heights Wellness team